Bolling Hall Museum
Bradford Industrial Museum

A Local History Experience: A Victorian Classroom

As local mill-working children, pupils will experience lessons at Moorside Board School including copywriting with dip pens, using slates and singing period songs.

Pupils will also explore life in Victorian Bradford and the significance of the mill industry and local educational reform

2 hour workshop

£127 per class


Workshop Package

Alongside your Victorian Classroom workshop you will have access to a box of objects relating to the lives of Victorian mill children, which you can handle and explore with your class either before or after your workshop. In addition, the box contains full instructions for 4 cross-curricular activities you can do with these objects.

A full day of learning for £150

Book This Workshop

If you are interested in booking this workshops for your pupils, please email

Bradford Industrial Museum

Moorside Mills, Moorside Road Eccleshill, Bradford, BD2 3HP
Opening times

Monday: Closed
Tuesday – Friday: 10am – 4pm
Saturday – Sunday: 11am – 4pm

By car

Signposted from Bradford Ring Road and Harrogate Road (A658). Bus 645 from Market Street or Hall Ings. All buses stop at Moorside Road. On the museum site there is free car parking and disabled car parking.

By public transport

From Bradford City Centre, the 660 bus departs from Drake Street stop D1, (alight at Moorside Road), and the 645 departs from Hall Ings stop H11, (alight at Harrogate Road then an approx 10 min walk).

For help in planning your journey by public transport, please visit

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